The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had UAT Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing Tester
Rank 623 610 603
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -7
Contract jobs requiring a UAT Tester 20 31 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.055% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.058% 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 28 10
Median daily rate £290 £313 £281
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.20% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £213 £104
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £453 £312
UK excluding London median daily rate £255 £305 £283
% change year-on-year
-16.39% +7.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £12.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50276 53000 51116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.79% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 32796 33319 31430
Median daily rate £425 £400 £397
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1494 2025 2060
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £39.43
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

UAT Tester
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured UAT Tester in the job title.

UAT Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

UAT Tester
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing UAT Tester within the UK.

UAT Tester Daily Rate Trend in the UK

UAT Tester
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UAT Tester within the UK over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

UAT Tester Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

UAT Tester
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing UAT Tester within the UK.

UAT Tester Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

UAT Tester
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UAT Tester within the UK over the 3 months to 26 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +2 19 £273 -16.15% 5
South East +7 9 £238 -10.79%
London +15 7 £363 -3.33% 2
Kent +6 4 £219 +9.37%
East Midlands +7 3 £301 +9.27%
Nottingham - 3 £301 -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £301 -
Surrey - 2 £278 -
West Sussex - 2 - -
City of London +41 1 £500 +33.33% 1
Milton Keynes +17 1 - -
Buckinghamshire +17 1 - -
Glasgow +2 1 £300 -1.63%
Scotland -12 1 £300 -1.63%

UAT Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, UAT Tester contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring UAT Tester in the job title.

1 39 (95.12%) User Acceptance Testing
2 10 (24.39%) Finance
3 9 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (19.51%) QA
5 7 (17.07%) JIRA
6 6 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (12.20%) Defect Management
7 5 (12.20%) Mobile App
7 5 (12.20%) ISTQB
7 5 (12.20%) Selenium
7 5 (12.20%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (9.76%) E-Commerce
8 4 (9.76%) Client/Server
8 4 (9.76%) ISEB
8 4 (9.76%) Retail
8 4 (9.76%) Automated Testing
8 4 (9.76%) CRM
8 4 (9.76%) Advertising
8 4 (9.76%) Test Scripting
8 4 (9.76%) User Experience
8 4 (9.76%) Reinsurance
9 3 (7.32%) Manual Testing
9 3 (7.32%) System Testing
9 3 (7.32%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (7.32%) General Ledger
9 3 (7.32%) Software Testing
9 3 (7.32%) CODA
9 3 (7.32%) GAAP
10 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
10 2 (4.88%) Microsoft

UAT Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.88%) WordPress
2 1 (2.44%) Apache
2 1 (2.44%) ColdFusion
2 1 (2.44%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.44%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) HTTP
2 1 (2.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.20%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.44%) Big Data
2 1 (2.44%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 7 (17.07%) JIRA
2 5 (12.20%) Selenium
3 2 (4.88%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.44%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.44%) eggPlant
4 1 (2.44%) JBehave
4 1 (2.44%) Selenium IDE
4 1 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.44%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.44%) TestComplete
4 1 (2.44%) TestLink
4 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (24.39%) Finance
2 4 (9.76%) Advertising
2 4 (9.76%) Retail
3 3 (7.32%) General Ledger
4 2 (4.88%) Banking
4 2 (4.88%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.88%) Marketing
5 1 (2.44%) Electronics
5 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) OAuth2
1 2 (4.88%) OpenID
2 1 (2.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.20%) Mobile App
3 4 (9.76%) Client/Server
3 4 (9.76%) Reinsurance
3 4 (9.76%) User Experience
4 2 (4.88%) Credit Risk
5 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.44%) Derivative
5 1 (2.44%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.44%) EPoS
5 1 (2.44%) Internet of Things
5 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.44%) Android
1 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
1 1 (2.44%) Linux
1 1 (2.44%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (95.12%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (12.20%) Defect Management
4 4 (9.76%) Automated Testing
4 4 (9.76%) CRM
4 4 (9.76%) E-Commerce
4 4 (9.76%) Test Scripting
5 3 (7.32%) Manual Testing
5 3 (7.32%) Software Testing
5 3 (7.32%) System Testing
6 2 (4.88%) Automation Testing
6 2 (4.88%) Business Analysis
6 2 (4.88%) Scrum
6 2 (4.88%) User Stories
6 2 (4.88%) Web Development
6 2 (4.88%) Workflow
7 1 (2.44%) B2B
7 1 (2.44%) B2C
7 1 (2.44%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.44%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.88%) Java
1 2 (4.88%) SQL
2 1 (2.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (12.20%) ISTQB
2 4 (9.76%) ISEB
3 2 (4.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (19.51%) QA
2 3 (7.32%) GAAP
3 2 (4.88%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (2.44%) Basel III
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (7.32%) CODA
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.88%) SAP
3 1 (2.44%) hybris
3 1 (2.44%) IBM
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle
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